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  1. Alina Dulau Florea, MD

    ... , some bone marrow cells and their progeny in the blood lack an important cell surface component that functions as an anchor for ... cells, and showed that FLAER receptors are expressed in all white BM cells, and at all stages of maturation.  We then studied cells in ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 01/12/2018 - 9:50am.

  2. I Was Alone With MDS Until I Connected With Others on Social Media

    ... epoetin (Procrit®) shots for eight weeks because my white blood cell count was so low. I started a regimen of an oral lenalidomide , ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 12/13/2017 - 1:57pm.

  3. Strong results for SAA patients at Johns Hopkins

    ... regimen, published online Dec. 22, 2016, in Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, the Johns Hopkins team says that more than a ... bone marrow cells, which gradually stop producing red and white blood cells and platelets. Patients must receive frequent blood ...

    Article last updated 02/07/2017 - 11:05am.

  4. Shares her 11-year-old daughter's story

    ... had reached age where this should happen. So the usual blood tests were run and through that the problem was discovered. The next day ... been transfusion-free for nearly a year. With lower white blood cell counts there are still challenges with potential ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 01/04/2017 - 11:09am.

  5. Identifying bone marrow failure in children

    ... disorders typically have some features in common: low blood counts due to poor blood cell production; congenital anomalies; and ... leukopenia, the child should be monitored to make sure the white count returns to normal within a few weeks after recovery. ...

    Article last updated 03/15/2017 - 10:08am.

  6. SAA patient finds unrelated donor match in 2 weeks

    ... Retired Richland sergeant battling rare blood disease, awaiting marrow transplant ... to control bleeding, red blood cells to carry oxygen and white blood cells to fight infection. His went one at a time — platelets, ...

    Article last updated 03/21/2017 - 11:19am.

  7. Distinct mutation profile and prognostic relevance in patients with hypoplastic myelodysplastic syndromes (h-MDS)

    ... criteria were recruited. h-MDS patients had lower PB white blood cell and blast counts, and lower BM blast percentages, than those ...

    Research Article last updated 09/19/2016 - 11:07am.

  8. Advances in antiviral drug cuts infection post SCT

    ... Transplant Tandem Meetings of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT) and the Center for International Blood ... – which give rise to all types of blood cells, including white blood cells of the immune system – is used to treat blood-related ...

    Article last updated 02/23/2017 - 7:26am.

  9. MDS expert finds promising antibody

    ... Researchers find new way to target blood stem cell cancers Article ... leukemic stem cells become incapable of maturing into red or white blood cells as intended. Most leukemias respond initially to standard ...

    Article last updated 01/26/2017 - 1:14pm.

  10. Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH)

    ... Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria ( PNH ) is a rare blood disease that causes red blood cells to break apart. Doctors call this ... the lungs and brings it to cells all around the body. White blood cells (WBCs) are also called leukocytes. They fight disease and ...

    Page last updated 09/30/2017 - 11:34am.